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Hexcel Corporation
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
4 days ago
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Hexcel Corporation
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
4 days ago


With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of advance composite materials, including carbon fiber, woven reinforcements, resins, prepregs, honeycombs and additive manufactured parts. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

Hexcel is currently seeking a Research Engineer II  for our Salt Lake City, UT, USA location.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Lead the development of material models of Hexcel resin and composite systems to simulate thermo-chemical and thermo-mechanical behavior typically seen during processing of prepreg composite materials.

  • Capable of running cure and rheology characterization of thermoset and thermoplastic material systems

  • Perform curve fitting and data analytics on experimental data

  • Work towards gaining expertise in developing new models for novel Hexcel systems based on the advances in processing methods- liaise with the product development activities.

  • Develop, implement and document experimental techniques of composite material characterization for material modeling needs

  • Generate scientific and technical reports and presentation for internal or external dissemination.

  • Support primary structure programs for Material Science activities - to provide guidance on physical, thermal, chemical and mechanical aspects of polymer systems.

  • Develop scripting methods in support of Material Science projects.

  • Acquisition of new scientific learning/equipment/external collaboration to keep Material Science capabilities on par.


  • Bachelor's degree (B.S) in Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, Materials/Polymer Science and Engineering, or related field from a four-year college or university and 7+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Masters/PhD desirable and preferred)

  • Software skills: One or more of MATLAB/Python/C/C++/Fortran, some experience in CAD: Solidworks knowledge is preferred, Statistics: MiniTAB or equivalent, Data Analytics tools/algorithms

  • Expertise in Polymer science

  • Proficient in model fitting of experimental data

  • Excellent understanding in the area of thermo-chemical behavior of composites/processing of thermosets and thermoplastics

  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach

  • Working knowledge of Finite Element tools (desirable)

Eligible candidate must be: U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59335411
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Company Name: Hexcel Corporation
  • Position Title: Research Engineer II
  • Industry: Aerospace
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of composites for use in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications. It operates in two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs, structural adhesives, honeycomb, composite panels, molding compounds, polyurethane systems, gel coats, and laminates. The Engineer...

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